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Jail terms for £55m drugs gang

A gang which attempted to flood the North East with drugs has been jailed.

It follows the seizure of heroin and amphetamine, with an estimated street value of £55m, from a storage unit in North Yorkshire.

Nine men from Tyneside, Teesside, Northampton, Nottingham and Slough were given jail terms ranging from two years eight months to 11 years.

Stuart Whincup reports.

  • 12 Sep 2014
  • From the section England